Natural Language Processing

June 13, 2016
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What Are Some Powerful Words?

English journalist and short story novelist, Rudyard Kipling once wrote: “Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind” We are capable of both killing and healing with words we speak to oneself and others. Taking into consideration the number of words average person know, there are numerous ways of how […]
March 23, 2016
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Sentiment of Donald Trump’s Tweets: Positive or Negative?

Monitoring the attitude of your audience is crucial step for any type of social network. From uploading a video on Youtube to posting on Facebook, you are eager to find out how your creation is perceived. Does your panda-colored dog make the world happy or sad? Sentiment analysis is there to help. According to Wikipedia: Sentiment […]
March 16, 2016
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3 Types Of Reasoning And AlphaGo

Categorization reveals a lot about the field of study. However, Artificial Intelligence field has so diverse approaches to achieve its goals, presenting one nice and neat taxonomy of current existing diverse approaches is difficult. I will adapt classical classification of reasoning here like deduction, induction, and abduction. These names and taxonomy might not […]
March 15, 2016
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What Makes Human Unique?

Since we all know the computer can beat go game champion thanks to AlphaGo, this question comes up to me. What makes human unique? Probably, there are many answers like language, tools, morality, religion, and reasoning. Throughout our human history, this is the fact. As we know more about nature, animals, the […]
March 15, 2016
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What Are Two Conditions of AlphaGo’s Learning Curve?

It was shocking news that AlphaGo beat human champion, Lee Sedol for 3 consecutive games.  Regarding just 2 years old AlphaGo, we can easily predict AlphaGo will show more powerful results and ability in the near future. What are the intelligent sources of AlphaGo and what are limitations? There is no doubt […]
February 23, 2016
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Artificial Intelligence Then & Now [Infographic]

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been very much integrated into our lives in the 21st century. Little did we know that the very first trace of AI dated back to the 1950s. According to the infographic by Narrative Science, the seminal paper “Computing Machinery and Intelligence” written by Alan Turing is the first AI […]
January 24, 2016
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What is the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis?

It seems like a difficult topic, but as language users, we can all easily relate to the theory that lies behind Sapir-Whorf hypothesis. Sapir-Whorf hypothesis —a position of linguistic relativity—argues that language ‘is not merely a reproducing instrument for voicing ideas, but is itself a shaper of ideas, the programme and guide for the individual’s […]
January 23, 2016
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Machine Learning & Speech Recognition [Infographic]

Through evolution, machine learning has made self-driving car possible, enabled machines to do speech recognition, and effectively optimized our web search experience. Machine learning has grown to be so sophisticated today, that it could even understand human text! The infographic below shows how Skype is using machine learning speech recognition to allow for borderless communication with […]
January 16, 2016
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Learn New Words With Visual Word Graph

It is said that there are three main types of learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. Visual learners learn best by watching, auditory learners learn best by listening, while kinesthetic learners learn best by getting “hands-on” experiences. Are you a visual learner? Do you need to see/visualize to remember something? Twinword Graph will […]